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Old 04-20-2008, 07:01 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I just downloaded and Installed 4.3 on my computer, and I thought when I sync'd it would load on my Pearl....

How do I update it on the Pearl?
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You typically have to run the Application Loader.

Are you sure you installed the version that is made for your device?
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I did run the aplication loader but it did not pick up any new os
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If you downloaded the right OS update file from AT&T, then ran the executable file it should work just fine.

Try downloading the file again, and/or running the executable file again.

Did you validate that they OS version you're downloading is newer than what is on your device.
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Yes the phone says 4.2 and I downloaded 4.3

How do I get the AT&T version
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I am assuming you have an AT&T Pearl because that is what you have listed in your profile.

https://www.blackberry.com/Downloads...E4F82F9F00E7D4
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Make sure you deleted the vendor.xml file
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Make sure you deleted the vendor.xml file
How do I delete that file?
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Go to c:\program files\common files\research in motion\apploader and delete it
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Go to c:\program files\common files\research in motion\apploader and delete it
What is the reason for doing this?
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What is the reason for doing this?
Its an index of sorts that ties device OS's to carrier released hh's. Removing this effectively makes the software "generic" of sorts if you will and app loader passes right by the missing vendor.xml and will update your HH
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Deleting the vendor.xml does not affect what is loaded to the device or how it is loaded. It only allows the software to BE loaded.
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Deleting the vendor.xml does not affect what is loaded to the device or how it is loaded. It only allows the software to BE loaded.
^^^ much better english
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Thank you!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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4.3? I dont think there's a 4.3 os version, maybe you're talking about the desktop manager?
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Are you referring to synchronization? Or updating your handheld software?
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